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EVERY
MILE
MATTERS

AN UNMISSABLE OPPORTUNITY IN THE UK’S DISTRIBUTION GOLDEN TRIANGLE

Situated 4 miles to the west of Leicester city centre and less than a mile from the M1 within the Braunstone industrial area, Leicester Distribution Park benefits from easy access to the UK’s main North / South corridor and the motorway network beyond. As an established manufacturing and logistic location, Leicester offers an extensive and cost-effective labour pool plus the central UK location makes this an unrivalled choice for local, national and international businesses.

PEOPLE
POWER

657,900

WORKING AGE POPULATION
WITH 38,200 ACTIVE JOB-SEEKERS

23%

OF THE OVERALL LLEP GVA COMES
FROM THE LOGISTICS SECTOR

95%

OF THE UK POPULATION CAN BE ACCESSED
WITHIN A 4 HOUR HGV DRIVE TIME

10%+

OF ALL JOBS IN THE LLEP AREA ARE WITHIN
THE LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION SECTOR

22 MILLION

PEOPLE WITHIN A 3 HOUR HGV DRIVE TIME

72%

OF EAST MIDLANDS LOGISTICS
OPERATIONS ARE IN LEICESTER

22%

LOWER THAN AVERAGE WAGES:
£35,000 Manager
£24,000 HGV Driver
£17,000 Forklift Driver
£15,500 Warehouse Operator

326,500

TONNES OF CARGO PASSED
THROUGH EAST MIDLANDS
AIRPORT IN 2016

ENVIABLE
LOCATION

HGV DRIVETIMES*

AIRPORTS

East Midlands

40 mins

Coventry Airport

52 mins

Birmingham International

1 hr 10 mins

Luton Airport

2 hrs 15 mins

Stansted Airport

3 hrs 9 mins

Heathrow Airport

3 hrs 14 mins

PORTS

Liverpool

3 hrs 49 mins

London Gateway

3 hrs 50 mins

Felixstowe

4 hrs 22 mins

RAIL FREIGHT TERMINALS

Daventry (DIRFT)

43 mins

Birch Coppice

1 hr 8 mins

Hams Hall

1 hr 14 mins